The table below looks at the statistics for Gherkin skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Gherkin over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gherkin
Rank - 96 -
Contract jobs citing Gherkin 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £488 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Gherkin
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
488 384 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.36% 24.66% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 261 227
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Gherkin
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Gherkin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Gherkin Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Gherkin across the East Midlands region.

Gherkin Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Gherkin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Gherkin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Gherkin.

1 17 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (94.12%) Cucumber
2 16 (94.12%) BDD
3 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
3 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
3 14 (82.35%) Grunt
3 14 (82.35%) gulp
3 14 (82.35%) Front End Development
3 14 (82.35%) HTML
3 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 14 (82.35%) PHP
3 14 (82.35%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (76.47%) MVC
4 13 (76.47%) Photoshop
4 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (76.47%) WAI
4 13 (76.47%) JIRA
4 13 (76.47%) Zend
4 13 (76.47%) Zend Framework
4 13 (76.47%) Protractor
4 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (76.47%) Docker
4 13 (76.47%) Behat
4 13 (76.47%) LESS
4 13 (76.47%) CSS3
4 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
4 13 (76.47%) Confluence
5 12 (70.59%) Twig
5 12 (70.59%) User Acceptance Testing

Gherkin
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (76.47%) Confluence
1 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (94.12%) Cucumber
3 14 (82.35%) Grunt
3 14 (82.35%) gulp
3 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
4 13 (76.47%) JIRA
4 13 (76.47%) Protractor
4 13 (76.47%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) Appium
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
1 14 (82.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Zend Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
1 14 (82.35%) CSS
1 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) Behat
2 13 (76.47%) CSS3
2 13 (76.47%) LESS
2 13 (76.47%) Zend Framework
3 12 (70.59%) Twig
4 3 (17.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) BDD
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Front End Development
3 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (76.47%) MVC
4 12 (70.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (64.71%) Service Design
6 9 (52.94%) Case Management
6 9 (52.94%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
8 2 (11.76%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
1 14 (82.35%) PHP
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DBS Check
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) WAI
2 3 (17.65%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Zend